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How to travel on a budget: 10 money-saving tips

Money in a piggy bank

Rick and I have been ready to plan some serious travel this year after the experience the last two years have been and while it feels like we’ll have plenty of credit card points to book a hotel room for an entire year, we still like to save money when we travel. That doesn’t mean

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2022 travel trends

airplane taking off

These last two years have been full of ups and downs and changes but one thing that’s changing as we enter 2022 are the travel trends we’ve got our eyes on. In this post, we’re highlighting the top travel trends we’re watching this year as things continue to evolve in the pandemic and we try

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2022 travel resolutions

Couple toasting champagne

It’s almost that time of year – the time when we set new goals or reaffirm our commitments to finish goals we set for ourselves last year and get ready to welcome a new year.  While these last two years have been rough and unpredictable, I’m hoping 2022 brings some balance to our lives. A

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Best photography locations on Maui

Kihei beach

No matter what Hawaiian Island you travel to, you’re sure to find beauty around every corner. But if you find yourself on the island of Maui – make sure you schedule some time to capture that beauty on film by visiting these amazing photography locations on Maui! From beaches to volcanoes, there are some incredible

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How to pack light for travel

Woman with suitcase

I always aim to pack everything I need for a vacation in a carry-on but am coming around to checked bags, especially when they’re included in my ticket or when I’m flying with the friendly airline of Southwest that just lets people bring checked bags no matter what.  But it can be a challenge to

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How to sleep on a plane

airplane wing

If it’s a quick two-hour flight, I fall asleep as soon as my butt is in my seat but when it comes to overnight flights or the longer hauls where I should be able to get some good sleep my eyes are wide open and my mind refuses to enter dreamland. It’s supremely annoying and

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How to save money on flights

Man in airport

As the world starts opening back up and we can start visiting new parts of the world again, or revisit some of our favorite travel destinations after missing out on a year of travel, it might be a good time for a little refresher on how to save money on flights so you don’t blow

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5 fun facts about the United States of America

Statue of Liberty

With the Fourth of July right around the corner and everyone in the United States of America ready to celebrate Independence Day, plus others if you want to celebrate the day Jeff Goldblum saved us all from the aliens, I thought it was the perfect time to highlight some fun facts about the good old

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5 fun facts about Spain

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia

Sun, good food, and great wine are some of the first things that come to mind when I think of Spain.  Rick and I loved exploring Spain and truly cannot wait for the next opportunity to return and see more of this amazing country. There are still so many regions for us to discover and

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Best Madrid photography locations

Madrid, Spain

Spain is home to some amazing travel destinations, whether you’re going to learn more about the country’s history and culture or you simply want to discover the different regions – especially when it comes to the food and wine served around Spain. But one city that can’t be missed is its capital: Madrid! With stunning